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Upgrades coming soon to Gadsden airport

A $2.4 million upgrade to the main runway at the Northeast Alabama Regional Airport will begin soon, Gadsden Airport Authority chairman Fred Sington Jr. said Tuesday. Read More

New tags depict mountain lake scene, not coast

MONTGOMERY — Alabama’s standard license plate is switching from a coastal scene to the mountains of north Alabama. Read More

Public hearing held to address proposed voting changes

Ridgeville Mayor Jerome Anderson said some voters in his town are opposed to a proposed four-mile move of its voting location from Ridgeville Town Hall to the Cave Spring Community Center. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Alabama’s turkey man, Bill Bates, dies at 89

The turkey farmer who helped Alabama celebrate Thanksgiving for more than 60 years has died.
Bill Bates, of Bates Turkey Farm, died Monday at his home near Fort Deposit. He was 89. His daughter, Becky Sloan, said he had heart problems. Read More

Ala. officials mull database to track payday loans

State officials say they’re closer to deciding whether to create a database to track payday lending in Alabama. Read More

Woman shot at Ala. university, hospitalized

A woman was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after a shooting at Faulkner University, Montgomery police said. Read More

Sports More Sports

Auburn’s Malzahn hopes to make strong first impression as coach

The Auburn Tigers are hoping to make a distinctly better first impression than the one they left fans with last season. Read More

Doubt, uncertainty surround Texas A&M’s Manziel

Johnny Football was the elephant in the room Tuesday at Texas A&M. Read More

Virginia Tech embraces underdog role against Alabama

Quarterback Logan Thomas and his teammates at Virginia Tech love being underdogs. Read More

Life More Life

PAPER PULPIT: We’re capable of more

‘If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”
That quote by Thomas Edison is more true than most of us will allow ourselves to believe. Read More

When Harry Met … Thomas Mathis

Playing a simple game of bingo sometimes is difficult for those with a disability. That’s especially so for people in nursing homes who have hand and/or vision problems. Read More


· Harry Met Thomas Mathis

Community Services for Aug. 25

WOMAN TO WOMAN Breast Cancer Support Group will not meet this month. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: A temporary taste of book banning

The shelves at the Gadsden Public Library are a little emptier today. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Brown, Willie

Funeral service for Willie Brown Jr., Gadsden, will be at noon Thursday at First Baptist Church, East Gadsden. Burial will be in Lincoln Hill Cemetery. …..

Condray, George Keith

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for George Keith Condray, 85, of Hokes Bluff, who passed away on …..

Dalrymple, Arthur Phillip

Arthur Phillip Dalrymple, 66, Albertville, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. He is survived by his family. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at …..

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